SEND 1 to 1 Support Assistant (ASD/ADHD specialist)

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 27-Mar-23

Closing Date: 17-Apr-23

Location: Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 7AN

Salary: Not specified

SEND 1 to 1 Support Assistant (ASD/ADHD specialist)

Cranleigh C of E Primary School seeks a patient, dedicated and fun team member to join our SEND support. We are an inclusive school supporting each child as a unique individual and are excited to advertise for a 1:1 Support Assistant to join us. Working alongside the current team of support staff and the school SENDCO this role will be a rewarding challenge for the right person.
• Do you have experience of working in a school setting?
• Do you have experience of working with children with SEND, supporting them to achieve their individual targets?
• Do you have knowledge of neurodiversity such as ASD and/or ADHD, and strategies that can be effective in supporting individual children to thrive?
• Do you enjoy engaging children in their learning, and supporting teachers to deliver exciting lessons that are tailored to engage individual children and accommodate their needs?
You will need:
• Patience
• Understanding
• Perseverance
• Creativity
• A friendly and warm nature
• Dedication to providing quality interactions with children and building strong relationships
• Clear communication skills and a good understanding of English Language skills
• A passion for inclusion and developing young children’s learning and development
How you will make the difference:
• Support with the delivery of targeted strategies and interventions that have been developed by the school SENDCO, class teacher, parents and Surrey specialist teachers.
• Work 1:1 with children and/or in small groups to support the delivery of targeted learning both in the classroom and other learning spaces, as well as support the application of these skills during class lessons.
• Support with the class routines e.g. change books, check communication diaries.
• Liaise with team members and parents.
• Support the team to create a purposeful and engaging learning environment.
• Celebrate progressHours: 8.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday31¼ hours per week, 38.6 weeks a yearSalary: PS3 on the Surrey Pay Scale, pro-rata for term time
Pro-rata: £14,275 – £14,972
FTE: £19,313 – £20,257
Contract: Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible
Cranleigh C of E Primary School is a mainstream primary school which is inclusive and supports the individual needs of all our children.
If this sounds like the exciting challenge you have been waiting for, please contact Mr Derek Trawber (School Business Manager) for further information or to arrange a visit. We look forward to meeting you.